Firstie Captains Earn All-League Recognition
Firstie captains Tommy Funk and Matt Wilson of the Army West Point Men's Basketball team collected Patriot League postseason honors on Monday afternoon.
Funk was named First Team All-Patriot League, the first cadet to receive the honor since Tanner Plomb '16 did following the 2015-16 campaign. Wilson earned second team recognition, the first postseason honor for the senior big.
Funk punctuated his stellar playing career with a senior season for the ages. The Warrington, Pa., native who has made a habit of breaking records, continued that trend in his final season after not only smashing Army's single-season assists record for the third straight year, but also shattering the Patriot League's career assists mark. He scored in double figures in all but two outings and currently holds the longest double-digit scoring streak (25 games) since Army Hall of Famer Kevin Houston '86 did it during his firstie campaign.
Wilson was a force in the low block in his final campaign with the Black Knights. The firstie forward averaged 16.4 points and 8.0 rebounds per game while leading the league and sitting seventh nationally in field goal percentage (.632). He ranks sixth in the Patriot League in scoring and third in rebounding. Read more.